6565 - College Counseling and Student Development

General

Program Title
College Counseling and Student Development
Degree Designation
MS
Program Level
Graduate
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services. A program that focuses on the organization and provision of counseling, referral, assistance and administrative services to students in postsecondary educational institutions and adult education facilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as professional counselors in such settings. Includes instruction in applicable laws and policies, residential counseling and services, vocational counseling and placement services, remedial skills counseling, and therapeutic counselor intervention.
Department(s)
Community Psychology, Counseling & Family Therapy
College/School
School of Health and Human Services
Status
Active

Requirements

Admissions Requirements

  • GPA 2.75

  • The GRE is not required.

Notes

Graduate Plan A

Core: 48

Electives: (36 credits) Pre-practicum: (12 credit minimum) CCSD 619, CCSD 645, COUN 667, COUN 668; College Student Development: (24 credit minimum) CCSD 658, COUN 666, CCSD 669, CCSD 673, CCSD 681, COUN 530, CCSD 697

Graduate Plan B

Credits: (12 credits) COUN 675, COUN 678, COUN 699

Comments: 42

Electives: (36 credits) Pre-practicum: (12 credit minimum) CCSD 619, CCSD 645, COUN 667, COUN 668; College Student Development: (24 credit minimum) CCSD 658, COUN 666, CCSD 669, CCSD 673, CCSD 681, COUN 530, CCSD 697

Graduate Plan C

Comments: (6 Credits): COUN 675, COUN 678

See program website for additional information.

Learning Outcomes

Objective
Graduates are expected to demonstrate analytical skills through knowledge acquisition and application through the use of assessment and evaluation techniques, research methods, critical thinking, and technology.
Objective
Graduates are expected to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of student development, counseling, human growth and development, career development, and organizational theories through application in coursework, practicum, assistantship, internship and comprehensive examination.
Objective
Graduates are expected to demonstrate knowledge of the historical roots, philosophical assumptions, and critical issues underlying the student affairs profession in higher education.
Objective
Graduates are expected to demonstrate understanding and appreciation for students of multicultural and or diverse backgrounds by characterizing the special needs of a variety of student subgroups.
Objective
Graduates are expected to demonstrate understanding of the relationship between theory, practice and informed research by designing student development interventions that utilize these tools of inquiry.

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